The Spanish Happy New Year traditions!

You want to get a good start in 2017 and a Happy New Year? Then come and celebrate New Year’s Eve in Spain and follow a couple of Spanish New Year traditions! Here are the four important ones.

 

Winning the lottery for a Happy New YearLottery luck, El Gordo; the good start of a Happy New Year

Every year it is a tradition that everyone plays the National lottery on December 22th. El Gordo has a long history.

This year the number of tickets on sale increased by 5 million to 165 million! Meaning the 2016 prize money was a total of €2.31 billion. The top individual prize, known as El Gordo (the Fat One), was €4 million.

 

 

 

 

Red underwear

Wearing red underwear on New Year’s Eve in Spain will give you luck for the year ahead. This tradition dates back several hundred years where red underwear was seen as a symbol of life. By wearing red underwear, Spanish New Year tradition say that Cupid will find your better half and will bring you love in the new year!

 

Gold and a glass of cavaCava on New Year´s Eve for a Happy New Year

Good fortune is a popular wish for a happy new year. In Spain, many people will drop something gold into a glass of Cava before the midnight toast. And the couples that are married toast with their wedding ring inside this glass of Cava.

 

 

 

 Grapes for Happy New YearThe 12 lucky grapes

This is one of the most popular Spanish New Year traditions. When the clock strikes at midnight, you eat twelve grapes; one for each month of the year 2017.

 

 

 

And also in 2017 we would be very happy to see you in our office.

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